Blogs // 13 Articles
Elvis Costello and the Attractions: Live at Hollywood High
19 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
At the peak of their late '70s power, Elvis and the boys play an LA high school, a legendary concert recently uncorked in full 20-song glory. Pump it up.
Elvis Costello and the Attractions: This Year's Model
1 Apr 2008 // 5:01 PM
The latest expanded edition of Costello’s classic looks extremely enticing on paper. Unfortunately the two-disc set ends up re-hashing material in an uninspired fashion.
Counterbalance: Elvis Costello's 'Imperial Bedroom'
5 Feb 2016 // 3:00 AM
History repeats the old conceits, the glib replies, the same defeats. Keep your finger on important issues, and keep listening to the 275th most acclaimed album of all time. A 1982 masterpiece is this week's Counterbalance.
Girls, Girls, Girls, Etc.: Elvis Costello - "Night Rally" and "Radio Radio"
4 Sep 2012 // 2:00 AM
"Night Rally" is threatening and filled with devastating imagery, and "Radio Radio" -- while no less subversive in its subject matter -- is more upbeat, and most satisfyingly, contains a proper resolution.